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attacked our people. >> as the u.s. mourns the death of it was a massacre to libya christopher stevens, demonstrators in yemen stormed the u.s. embassy there, protesting an american-made film than a credit me profit mohammed. we will go to yemen and egypt where protests have entered a third day. then to one of the world's leading islamic scholars, tariq ramadan on "islam and the arab awakening." >> if you look at the situation in tunisia and egypt, corruption, poverty, unemployment -- many people who were visiting egypt are dealing with the media saying, there is something not going right. the situation is very bad. we knew something could happen. >> as new census figures show 46,000 americans -- millions of americans are in poverty, we will speak with tavis smiley and cornel west. >> inequality, the top 1% got 93% of income in 2010. income. wealth. that is morally obscene. it is an ethical abomination. >> all of that and more coming up. this is "democracy now!,", the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. protests are spreading in the middle east over u.s. made film c
now!" the u.s. ambassador to libya has been killed along with three other embassy staff after protesters stormed a consular building, denouncing an american made film insulting the prophet mohammed. secrets and lies in the terror wars. and look how the bush white house was deaf to warnings ahead of the 9/11 attacks. >> one of the things that was most surprising to me during their years of reporting on this was the number of elements of the story that were advanced by governments around the world that ended up not being true. >> kurt eichenwald on his boat "500 days." and a whistleblower once jailed after revealing how ubs had helped americans evade taxes. >> today is a great day for whistleblowers, a great day for all the honest americans out there who work their job, pay their taxes, and today is a great day for tax fairness. today is a terrible day for big- time tax cheats. >> all of that and more coming up. this is "democracy now!,", the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. the u.s. ambassador to libya and three embassy staffers have been killed in an att
dubbed over their voices after the filming. new details have emerged about the attack in libya that killed as a ambassador christopher stevens and three of his staff on tuesday. a senior libyan official now says militants may have used the protests against the anti islam film as a cover to attack the consulate. according to the official, the attack on the embassy was the first part of a two-pronged attack timed to coincide with september 11. militants later raided a safe house in the compound right as u.s. and libyan security forces arrived to evacuate the staff. libyan authorities say they have arrested four suspects. president obama invoked the libya attacks during a campaign stop in golden, colorado thursday, vowing there would be repercussions for those responsible. >> we are going to bring those who killed our fellow americans to justice. [applause] i want people around the world hear me, no act of terror will go unpunished. it will not dim the light of the values that we proud to present to the rest of the world's. no act of violence shakes the result of the united states
was simultaneously drone bombing five countries for yemen, somalia, libya, afghanistan, and pakistan. he succeeded in redefining war. these are historical accomplishments of the worst kind he did this with libya after bombing this country for seven months certainly afflicting tens of thousands of deaths, although the u.s. does not a knowledge how many people were killed. after seven months of bombing libya, president obama tells the u.s. congress that this does not come under the war powers act because it was not a war at all. and it wasn't a war at all because as far as we know, no americans were killed. this is the definition of -- re definition of war. it is not a war as far as obama's doctrine is concerned unless americans are killed. he and slaughter is many people in the world as you want to as long as -- you can slaughter as many people in the world as you want to come as long as americans are not killed. so this is definitely a war president. i do not understand why people who are peace minded like the good doctor are not up in arms, why folks who oppose republican wars cannot seem to brin
where protesters were torching a movie theater. deaths, including that of u.s. ambassador to libya, have already been linked to protests and violence that swept the muslim countries around the world as a result of the film. a french cartoon depicting the prophet mohammed in pornographic poses has only added new fodder to the global outcry. thursday, thousands of pakistan is demonstrated in the capital of islamabad as police and security forces attempted to block access to u.s. embassy. at least 50 people were reportedly injured as police fired live rounds and tear gas. protests were reported in multiple countries thursday including indonesia, iran, and afghanistan were hundreds of people held a peaceful march in kabul and chanted anti-american slogans. u.s. deputy secretary of state william burns held talks in libya thursday with the country's new prime minister and head of the national congress following last week's attack on u.s. embassy in benghazi that killed the u.s. ambassador and three of his staff. burns attended a ceremony to honor ambassador christopher stevens. >> this is a ha
to militant groups that are prevalent in eastern libya, particularly in the because the area. ross also looking at indications that individuals may have connections to al qaeda or affiliates of al qaeda, in particular. >> france has ordered the closure of embassies and other official sites in 20 countries after a french magazine published offensive caricatures of the prophet muhammed. the latest issue of the satirical weekly featured a depiction of muhammad in pornographic poses. abortion clinics in virginia are facing a major setback after the state's board of health reversed an earlier decision that exempted them from stringent building codes. the regulations in question are akin to those imposed on hospitals, governing everything from the size of the janitors' closets to do with of hallways. some clinics say the rules may force their closure due to the cost of remodeling. the board's reversal follows what critics call bullying by the state's attorney general who rejected the decision in june, exempting existing clinics from the rules and said the board had overstepped its authority.
libya. efficient transport and specialization brought ostia's economy to a high level of complexity, and surely had a profound effect on people's lives and the character of their city. that effect can be easily seen today in a living city, a city like fez, morocco. archaeologists have come to fez because the same high degree of specialization suggested by the ruins of ostia can be seen here in the flesh. the population and density of the old city of fez has remained the same since the 10th century. archaeologist david webster. the old city of fez had about 120,000 people for its total population. this would have been an equivalent of a population density of tens of thousands of people per square mile. now, the only reason why that was possible, especially in a nonindustrial context, was that you had a very effective agricultural environment around fez within, say, 15 or 20 miles radius. but you also had very effective forms of nonhuman transport -- donkeys, camels, horses, mules -- that could bring in all of the kinds of supplies that the city needed. now, that's one reason why you
killed in libya return to andrews air force base outside of washington. president obama paid tribute to their lives and vowed to bring justice to their killers. >> to the families and colleagues, to all americans, know this, their sacrifice will never be forgotten. we will bring to justice those who took them from office -- us. we will stand fast against the violence on our diplomatic missions. we will continue to do everything in our power to protect americans serving overseas, whether that means increasing security at our diplomatic posts, working with our host nations, which have an obligation to provide security, and making it clear that justice will come to those who harm americans p.m. israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu continues to push the case for military action against iran. speaking on sunday, he said iran is close to developing the enriched uranium needed for a nuclear weapon. >> as they get closer and closer to the achievement of weapons-grade material -- they are very close. they are about six months away of having about 90% of materials. you have to place that
attack on u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya during protests there is the film has seriously hampered ca operations on the ground. following the deaths of u.s. ambassador christopher stevens and three staffers, more than a dozen say operatives and contractors were evacuated. they have been gathering intelligence on armed groups operating in and around benghazi. the libyan government has said it only became aware of the u.s. intelligence operations after seeing the number of operatives being evacuated. bomb administration -- the obama administration has release the names of 55 guantanamo prisoners who have been cleared for release. the names are part of a group of 86 prisoners who received approval to be transferred from guantanamo three years ago, but have remained in captivity. guantanamo defense attorneys say the disclosure will make it easier to advocate for those identified, but have urged the u.s. to reveal the remaining names and begin transfers without further delay. mitt romney has released a limited set a personal tax records following months of public criticism. romney's 2011 t
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